Le HW 4.5.2

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Homeostasis Quizzes & Trivia

These questions deal with homeostasis. REMEMBER:  PERIOD# followed by FIRST & LAST NAME


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which body system could NOT be affected by a gunshot wound to the chest?
    • A. 

      Circulatory

    • B. 

      Respiratory

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Reproductive

  • 2. 
    List a word that defines homeostasis.
  • 3. 
    List all the body systems that could be affected by a gunshot wound to the chest.
    • A. 

      Circulatory

    • B. 

      Respiratory

    • C. 

      Muscular / skeletal

    • D. 

      Excretory

    • E. 

      Digestive

    • F. 

      Reproductive

  • 4. 
    Why does diarrhea cause a disruption in homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Diarrhea affects the production of gametes.

    • B. 

      Diarrhea affects the water balance in our bodies.

    • C. 

      Diarrhea affects our breathing rate.

    • D. 

      Diarrhea affects the release of hormones.

  • 5. 
    Low blood pressure affects homeostasis because
    • A. 

      There is too much blood in the body.

    • B. 

      Not enough blood is getting to our cells.

    • C. 

      The heart is working too fast.

    • D. 

      Too much blood is getting to our cells.

  • 6. 
    Which person should see a doctor first in a triage?
    • A. 

      A person with a gunshot wound.

    • B. 

      A person with nausea.

    • C. 

      An unconscious person.

    • D. 

      A person in critical condition.

  • 7. 
    Why can a disruption in the respiratory and circulatory systems cause death?
    • A. 

      Oxygen levels in the blood are affected.

    • B. 

      Nerve impulses don't reach the cells in the body.

    • C. 

      Water balance in the body is disrupted.

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide levels in the body are unaffected.